Credits required
51 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 51 quarter credits are equal to 34 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in either Portland or Beaverton, Oregon. View the curriculum.
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Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) – Online/Beaverton Hybrid

Beaverton School District partnership

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As one of Oregon’s most diverse cities with more than 90 languages spoken in area schools, the Beaverton School District (BSD) is actively seeking teachers who bring a rich diversity of cultures to their classrooms. Beaverton’s open, welcoming community to those of all national, ethnic and cultural backgrounds creates an ideal environment for working professionals looking to advance their career.

Frequently referred to as “Teach for Beaverton,” the program provides you the opportunity to learn from OSU faculty while co-teaching with experienced BSD senior teachers.

Learn while working in a classroom

You are not required to live in Beaverton, however, you will need to commute there twice weekly during the first year and every day during the second year to work in a BSD classroom. Oregon State coursework continues during the second year, but with fewer courses required. In-person classes are held at Oregon State’s downtown Portland classroom building.

Earn while you learn


An endowed scholarship aims to support aspiring teachers participating in an innovative partnership between OSU and the Beaverton School District. Read more »

We understand it can be financially challenging to earn an additional degree. That’s why we’re offering opportunities to earn while you learn. During the first year, you can earn income by working part time as a BSD substitute teacher while taking online and in-person Oregon State courses. In the second year, you will receive a stipend from BSD to help offset expenses while teaching in the classroom full time.


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